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Dashiell Hammett

(Samuel Dashiell Hammett)
USA (1894 - 1961)

aka Peter Collinson

American novelist and screenwriter. Drew from his experiences as a detective to write "The Maltese Falcon" and "The Thin Man" stories.
Anthologies edited
Creeps by Night (1931)
     aka Modern Tales of Horror
The Red Brain (1961)
Breakdown (1968)
Creeps by NightThe Red BrainBreakdown
Non fiction
Selected Letters of Dashiell HammettThe Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction
Anthologies containing stories by Dashiell Hammett
Short stories
$106,000 Blood Money
The Big Knockover [short story]
Corkscrew [short story]
Dead Yellow Women [short story]
Fly Paper [short story]
The Gatewood Caper [short story]
The Gutting of Couffignal [short story]
The King Business
A Man Called Spade [short story]
The Scorched Face [short story]

Books about Dashiell Hammett
Hammett: A Life At the EdgeDashiell Hammett: A LifeDashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers
Dashiell Hammett recommends
The Purple Cloud
The Purple Cloud (1901)
M P Shiel
"A magician."

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